TECHNICAL PAPERS


AN INNOVATIVE SOLUTION FOR LOSS REDUCTION & ASSET MANAGEMENT IN TRUNK MAINS

December 1, 2008

In the past, the focus for leak detection programs in water delivery systems has been primarily on distribution (reticulation) networks and service connections. Even today, trunk main leaks tend to be addressed only when there is a pipe rupture

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EXPANSION OF EXISTING MONITORING SYSTEM ON MAN-MADE RIVER PROJECT USING ACOUSTIC FIBRE OPTIC TECHNOLOGY

December 1, 2008

Located in Libya, the Man-Made River pipeline is the one of the largest water projects in the world, with more than 4000km of mainly four metre diameter prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) in operation.

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ASSESSING SEWER FORCE MAINS

December 1, 2008

Pure Technologies provides innovative technology and engineering solutions to manage pressurized pipelines and specializes in condition assessment of sewer force mains.

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PRACTICAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING SAVES MILLIONS ON PROBLEMATIC 60-INCH AND 96-INCH PCCP MAINS

December 1, 2008

This paper summarizes two prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) assessment projects, including the findings of the inspections and the decisions that WSSC was forced to make in light of the inspection results.

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CITY OF PHOENIX SUPERIOR PIPELINE PCCP INVESTIGATION AND ASSESSMENT

December 1, 2008

The City of Phoenix is currently in a multi-year program to investigate 150 miles of prestressed concrete cylinder pipelines (PCCP). The failure of a 60-inch pipeline focused the efforts of the investigation to a pipeline known as the “Superior” pipeline

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